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Oracle's Critical Patch Update April 2022: Here’s what you need to do

Oracle releases a Critical Patch Update once every quarter with a collection of patches for various security vulnerabilities for both code and third-party components which are..

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DSP-Explorer Internship: A year in the life

At DSP-Explorer we run multiple internship programmes across the business. Whether it's part of a University placement or for those wanting to gain valuable work experience, we..

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Does Github Copilot fly with PL/SQL?

Unless you have been living under a rock for the last year you will have heard about GitHub Copilot. Announced in June 2021, the VSCode extension is powered by OpenAI.

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SQL Server 2012 End of Support: What are your options?

SQL Server 2012 will soon enter End of Support and Microsoft will no longer provide security updates to users. If you're currently using SQL Server 2012, now is the time to choose..

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Licensing Oracle Software in the Cloud Computing Environment

Oracle Licensing is Complex – Fact! Historically Oracle licensing has been a complex thing to understand. Taking into account the NUP or CPU metric, what is the core factor, is it..

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Data Science is evolving...don't just take our word for it

One of the key takeaways from Google’s, Next ’21 event last week, was just how much they view helping companies to unlock the value of their data to be one of their key strategic..

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Getting to grips with Oracle Exadata Deployment Assistant

The Oracle Exadata Deployment Assistant (OEDA) tool is used to perform the initial Oracle Exadata Database Machine configuration.

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Oracle Exadata X9M Explained

Introduction At DSP-Explorer, we are very excited by the launch of the X9M generation of Exadata. Before we get into it, here is a quick recap on Exadata. Exadata provides extreme..

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Oracle Linux Virtual Manager (OLVM) Explained

Out with the old, in with the new!

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How to select and get the most out of your Managed Service Provider

Selecting and managing your Managed Service Provider (MSP) is critical to slick business operations and success in the cloud. With many alternative options available, I want to..

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